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Neurosurgery Coding Alert

Compliance:
Know When and How to Issue ABNs for Medicare Beneficiaries

Use medical necessity, denial history as a gauge on issuing ABNs. Depending on your degree of involvement in your practice's administrative process, you may or may not be aware of the role advance beneficiary notices of noncoverage (ABN) play. An ABN is a provider-issued document given to Medicare patients when the provider suspects that Medicare may deny a particular item [...]